Our Mission:

  • To improve educational opportunities for students with reading, writing and spelling difficulties.
  • To promote education of teachers in research-based approaches to reading instruction.
    To work with teacher education providers to require research-based training for teacher certification.
  •  To provide information and support to individuals and families with reading problems.

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Join today to stay current on dyslexia.  All members receive our monthly newsletter and current research on reading and dyslexia.  Click the graphic below to join and support a cause that is dedicated to getting all children to read proficiently.




Professional Members & Tutors

Thank you to the following businesses or individuals who have become Professional Members for 2018:

  • Gwelda Carlson
  • Shelli Cook
  • Alicia Davis
  • Paul Duin
  • Vicki Duin
  • Fixlexia (Rebecca Miller)
  • Elizabeth Yilk - Tutoring by Liz Yilk
  • Laura Keel
  • James Kopsa
  • Linda Lannin
  • Karen Larson
  • Melissa Payne
  • Jill Rose-Roger
  • Simplistic Solutions (Kathy Johnson)
  • Tools for Dyslexia (Laure Schaerr)
  • Dr. Ed Truemper

Find a listing of other tutors and professionals by clicking NDA Tutor List


Phoenix Academy is a nonprofit K-8 school dedicated to helping those with learning differences.

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Dyslexia Law

LB 645 - Adds dyslexia to the special education statute.  It defines dyslexia as a specified learning disability.  Click the link to read the bill.


LB 1052 - States that, beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, every student with characteristics of dyslexia shall receive evidence-based multisensory structured literacy instruction.  Starting in 2019, all NE teacher education programs shall include instruction in best practices in teaching reading, and in the science and signs of dyslexia.  Read more by clicking on the link below.


The Nebraska Reading Improvement Act - Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, an approved reading assessment shall be administered three times per year to students in grades K-3.  All students who fall below the threshold level of performance, as determined by the assessments, will be identified as having a reading deficiency.  A supplemental reading intervention program shall be provided all students with a reading deficiency. Read more by clicking on the link below.  Go to page 14 of the bill, sections 20-26.



To read the Technical Assistance Document  press “Read More.”

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